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Myron M. Cowen Papers

Dates: 1948 - 1965.

Ambassador to Australia, 1948-1949; Ambassador to the Philippines, 1949-1951; Ambassador to Belgium, 1952-1953

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Size: 10 linear feet, 6 linear inches.
Access: Open.
Copyright: The donor gave to the U.S. government the copyrights in this material and in any other material received by the U.S. government and maintained in a depository administered by the National Archives and Records Administration. Documents created by U.S. government officials in the course of their official duties are in the public domain. Copyright interest in other documents presumably belongs to the creators of those documents, or their heirs.
Processed by: Willie L. Harriford, Jr. (1967); David Clark (2010); Janice Davis and David Clark (2015).

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FOLDER TITLE LIST

    PERSONAL CORRESPONDENCE FILE, 1948-1951
Box 1
  • A
  • Air Force
  • American-Australian Association
  • Announcements
  • Army, U.S.
  • Australia - congratulatory letters
  • Australia - departure letters
  • Australia - diplomatic corps
  • Australia - diplomatic farewell dinner, March 3, 1949
  • Australia - Eden, Anthony
  • Australia - Embassy
  • Australia - Embassy staff
  • Australia - Geelong Harbor Trust Commission
  • Australia - general (2 folders)
Box 2
  • Australia - guest lists
  • Australia - invitations
  • Australia - Jones, Charles Lloyd
  • Australia - miscellaneous correspondence
  • Australia - Perth
  • Australia - press clippings
  • Australia - programs and directories
  • Australia - Rabling, Harold
  • Australia - Rentoul, A.L.
  • Australia - Richards, Bart
  • Australia - station invitations
  • Australia - Sydney visits
  • Australia - thanks, cards of
  • Australia - thanks, letters of
  • Australia - travel to U.S.
  • Automobiles
  • Baguio conference
  • Bangkok
  • Bangkok, chiefs of mission conference
Box 3
  • Bankers Trust Company
  • Benguet Consolidated Mining Company
  • C
  • Chase National Bank
  • Clay, Eugene
  • Club memberships
  • Companies in Philippines
  • Congratulations - Belgium appointment
  • Congratulatory letters, Philippines
  • Congratulatory letters, State Department
  • Congress - Philippines
  • Congressional visits
  • Democratic National Committee
  • Elizalde, Joaquin M.
  • Escolta Walking Corporation
  • Far Eastern Council
  • Hong Kong
  • Indelco
  • Insular Lumber Company
  • International Harvester Company
  • Japan
  • Kaighin and Hughes
Box 4
  • Legion of Honor
  • Leysohn, Hal
  • License for gun
  • Lopez, Fernando, Vice President
  • Magsaysay, Ramon
  • MATS
  • MacArthur, General Douglas
  • National City Bank of New York
  • National Foreign Trade Council
  • National Movement Free Elections
  • Navy, U.S.
  • Pace, Frank, Secretary of the Army
  • Personnel, Embassy
  • Philippines, Packing Corporation
  • Press - Philippines
  • Press - Washington
  • Quirino, President - trip to Washington
  • Representatives, U.S. House of
  • Romulo, Carlos
  • Rotary Club
  • Senate, U.S. - miscellaneous
  • Singapore
Box 5
  • Time magazine
  • Travel and trips in the Philippines
  • Washington appointments
  • XYZ - Miscellaneous
    PERSONAL CORRESPONDENCE FILE, 1951-1961
  • Acheson, Dean
  • Bradley, Omar
  • Bruce, David
  • Clippings (3 folders)
  • Compadre
  • Congressional visits
  • Connally, Senator Tom
  • Council of Foreign Relations, Philippine Study Group
Box 6
  • Dewey, Governor Thomas
  • Dulles, John Foster
  • Eisenhower, President Dwight D.
  • Lansdale, Edward (2 folders)
  • Magsaysay, Ramon
  • Magsaysay, inauguration
  • Magsaysay, newspaper clippings
  • Manila inaugural business
  • New York World's Fair clippings
  • Philippines (folders 1-2)
Box 7
  • Philippines (folders 3-4)
  • Recto, Claro, M.
  • Romulo, Carlos M.
  • State Department (4 folders)
  • Truman, President Harry S.
  • Van Zeeland, Paul
    GENERAL CORRESPONDENCE FILE, 1948-1953
Box 8
  • A
  • A correspondence
  • Alger, F.M.
  • Antwerp
  • Art
  • Australia file (one item dated 1949 - in file)
  • Australia, New Zealand, U.S. Security Treaty
  • B
  • B correspondence
  • Baguio
  • Belgian Economic Trends and Prospects
  • Belgium
  • Bell report
  • Bills, paid (folder 1)
Box 9
  • Bills, paid (folder 2)
  • C
  • Correspondence
  • Chandler, Arizona
  • Christmas card lists
  • Civic Center - Manila
  • Clippings
  • Clubs
  • Contributions
  • Cowen, Ambassador, personal
Box 10
  • D
  • D correspondence
  • Dickens, Randolph
  • Draper, William H.
  • E
  • F
  • F correspondence
  • Far East trip
  • Filing
  • Fredstone, Jeanette and Arthur
  • G
  • G correspondence
Box 11
  • Ghent
  • Guests
  • H
  • H correspondence
  • Hildred, Sir William P.
  • Holland file
  • Humelsine, Carlisle
  • I
  • I correspondence
  • International News Service
  • Introductions, letters of
  • Invitations, accepted, 1952
  • Invitations, accepted, 1953
  • Invitations, regretted, 1952
  • Invitations, regretted, 1953
  • Italy file
Box 12
  • J
  • J correspondence
  • K
  • K correspondence
  • L
  • L correspondence
  • Manila
  • Manila file
  • Manila Embassy
  • Menus
  • N
  • O
  • O correspondence
  • P
  • P correspondence
  • Philippines
  • Philippines file
Box 13
  • Philippines - U.S. Mutual Defense Treaty
  • R
  • R correspondence
  • Regrets and acceptances, week Sept. 22, 1952
  • Representation
  • S
  • S correspondence
  • Singapore visit
  • Soriano, Andres
  • Staff Meetings
  • T
  • T correspondence
  • Telegrams
  • Thank you notes
  • Travel letters
  • Travel papers, Manila
Box 14
  • V
  • V correspondence
  • Vienna
  • Visitors
  • Visits - Binche, February 17, 1953
  • Visits - Bruge, February 12, 1953
  • Visits - Charleroi, 1952
  • Visits - Hoboken, February 6, 1953
  • Visits - Liege, May 5, 1953
  • Visits - Louvain
  • Visits - Maline, Belgium, March 27, 1953
  • Visits - Mons, January 22, 1953
  • Visits - Namur, February 4, 1953
  • Visits - Pouderies Reunies, January 30, 1953
  • Visits - Verviers, January 29, 1953
  • Visits - Zwereigen
  • W
    MISCELLANEOUS CORRESPONDENCE FILE, 1951-1965
  • A
  • American Historical Collection of the Philippines
  • Australia
  • B
  • Belgium - general
Box 15
  • Belgium - businessmen
  • Belgium - congratulatory letters
  • Belgium - clippings
  • Belgium - departure letters
  • Brussels - congressmen
  • Brussels - embassy
  • D
  • E
  • F
  • G
  • Gutt, Camile
  • H
  • I
  • J
  • Magsaysay, Mrs. Luz B.
  • New York Times, Ambassador articles
  • New York Times, Youth Forums
  • Philippine American Chamber of Commerce, Inc.
  • Philippine - Australian press clippings
Box 16
  • Philippines - general
  • Raeburn painting
  • Soliongco letter
  • Spaak, Paul Henri - Bankers Trust luncheon
    SPEECH FILE, 1948-1958
  • 1948, Sept. 5 - Australian Broadcasting Commission Network
  • 1948, Sept. 15 - Australian American Association
  • 1948, Sept. 27 - Australian American Association
  • 1948, Sept. 29 - Employer's Association at Canberra
  • 1948, Oct. 27 - Junior Chamber of Commerce
  • 1948, Nov. 12 - Conference of Australian Editors
  • 1948, Nov. 18 - English Speaking Union
  • 1948, Nov. 27 - St. Andrews Day Dinner
  • 1949, Jan. 12 - Australian Federation of Commercial Broadcasting Stations
  • 1949, Feb. 15 - Sydney Junior Chamber of Commerce
  • 1949, Feb. 21 - Constitutional Club
  • 1949, Mar. 3 - Farewell Address by Mrs. Cowen
  • 1949, Mar. 10 - Australian American Association
  • 1949, Mar. 6 - radio address
  • 1949, Mar. 21 - Coral Sea message
  • 1949, Apr. 12 - American Australian Association
  • 1949, May 23 - presentation of credentials to President of the Philippines
  • 1949, May 23 - response of President Elpidio Quirino to statement of M. M. Cowen
  • 1949, May 26 - radio broadcast
  • 1949, May 30 - Memorial Day Exercise
  • 1949, June 6 - "America's Policy in Japan"
  • 1949, Sept. 1 - Rotary Club of Manila
Box 17
  • 1949, Sept. - T. B. Drive
  • 1949, Sept. - recorded radio program with Congressman M.G. Burnside
  • 1949, Sept. 8 - Overseas Press Club
  • 1949, Dec. 15 - presentation of length of service awards
  • 1949, Dec. 17 - YMCA International Christmas Celebration
  • 1950, Jan. 1 - New Year's message
  • 1950, Jan. 4 - New Year's greeting to American Community in the Philippines
  • 1950, Jan. 12 - Sec. Acheson's address before the National Press Club
  • 1950, Feb. 1 - transferring Pier 9 Manila South Harbor to Philippine Govt.
  • 1950, Feb. 3 - Iloilo Rotary Club
  • 1950, Feb. 22 - Washington's Birthday
  • 1950, Feb. 22 - Lion's Club
  • 1950, Mar. 15 - Sec. Acheson's address before Commonwealth Club of California
  • 1950, Mar. 21 - opening U.S. Information Service in Davao
  • 1950, Mar. 22 - Cagayan, Misanis Oriental, on occasion of dedication and ceremony of transferring title of the rehabilitation work to the Philippine Government
  • 1950, Mar. 23 - opening ceremony of the Jones Bridge
  • 1950, Mar. 26 - commencement exercise at Centro Escolar University
  • 1950, Apr. 17 - Statement before sub-committee of Senate Foreign relations committee
  • 1950, Apr. 25 - commencement exercises, University of the Philippines
  • 1950, May 2 - convention of National Confederation of Trade Unions
  • 1950, May 9 - Cebu Rotary Club
  • 1950, June 4 - transfer of Pier at Zamboanga
  • 1950, June 4 - Philippine Veterans Legion National Convention at Davao
  • 1950, June 10 - U.S. return to Philippines
  • 1950, June 14 - Flag Day ceremony, Elks Club, Manila
  • 1950, June 30 - Harvard Club of Manila
  • 1950, July 4 - Fourth of July statement
  • 1950, Aug. 3 - Pier 13 transfer to Philippine Government
  • 1950, Aug. 18 - late President Quezon's 72nd birthday anniversary
  • 1950, Aug. 25 - opening Gilbert Bridge Daoag, Ilocos Norte
  • 1950, Sept. 1 - Rotary Club speech
  • 1950, Sept. 14 - re-opening of the Mananga Bridge
  • 1950, Sept. 15 - Convocation of the Student Veterans dept., Arellano University
  • 1950, Oct. 10 - Loyalty Day program
  • 1950, Oct. 20 - University of Manila anniversary celebration
  • 1950, Oct. 20 - Baguio Rotary Club
  • 1950, Oct. 24 - Rotary Club - Tarlac - U.N. Day
Box 18
  • 1950, Oct. 26 - Convocation of Feati Institute of Technology
  • 1951, Mar. 5 - opening of Ayala Bridge
  • 1951, Mar. 9 - District Conference of Rotary International
  • 1951, Mar. 28 - Convention of Methodist Missionaries
  • 1951, Apr. 3 - commencement exercises, Sillman University
  • 1951, Apr. 3 - Rotary Club, Lions Club, and Junior Chamber of Commerce meeting
  • 1951, Apr. 26 - complete assurance against aggression
  • 1951, June 9 - T.V program "Battle Report"
  • 1951, June 15 - press and radio conference
  • 1951, July 3 - fifth anniversary of Philippine Independence Day
  • 1951, July 4 - Fourth of July statement
  • 1951, July 5 - Rotary Club celebration
  • 1951, July 10 - opening of the MacArthur Bridge
  • 1951, July 13 - ECA assistance cargo in the Philippines
  • 1951, Aug. 22 - Manila Lions Club
  • 1951, Oct. 28 - National Movement for free elections
  • 1951, Oct. 26 - 40th Anniversary Scottish Rite Masonry
  • 1951, Oct. 31 - fund campaign managers, U.N. appeal for children
  • 1951, Nov. 9 - award of the Philippine Legion of Honor
  • 1952, Nov. 23 - NBC-TV Battle Report
  • 1952, Apr. 9 - Bataan Day
  • 1952, Apr. 15 - University of Colorado World Affairs Conference
  • 1952, June 12 - Belgian Press Association
  • 1952, June 17 - Mrs. Cowen, American Women's Club
  • 1952, June 18 - Belgo-American Association
  • 1952, July 2 - Cercle Gaulois
  • 1952, July 9 - Offshore Procurements
  • 1952, Sept. 23 - Fulbright grantees
  • 1952, Sept. 24 - 7th International Fair of Ghent
Box 19
  • 1952, Sept. 25 - American Club of Brussels
  • 1952, Oct. 1 - Cercle Royal Mars et Meraire
  • 1952, Nov. 22 - Harvard-Yale dinner
  • 1952, Dec. 16 - Louvain University
  • 1952, Dec. 19 - Belgo-American Association at Charleroi
  • 1953, Jan. 21 - Anglo-American Press Association
  • 1953, Feb. 3 - American Chamber of Commerce in Belgium
  • 1953, Feb. 12 - College of Europe
  • 1953, Feb. 18 - American Women's Club
  • 1953, Feb. 20 - Antwerp
  • 1953, Mar. 4 - Chambre de Commerce de Bruxelles
  • 1953, Mar. 20 - U.S. International House Alumni
  • 1953, Apr. 15 - Les Amis Philanthropes
  • 1953, May 5 - American Day at the Liege International Fair
  • 1953, May 30 - Henri-Chapelle Memorial Day
  • 1953, May 31 - Memorial Day speech at Waregem
  • 1953, Oct. 26 - Women's National Democratic Club
Box 20
  • 1953, Oct. 29 - Foreign Policy Association
  • 1953, Dec. 5 - Philippine Club
  • 1954, Feb. 24 - Committee for a National Trade Policy
  • 1954, Feb. 27 - Foreign Policy Association speech, New York
  • 1954, Mar. 23 - Young Republican speech, New York
  • 1954, May 4 - Illinois Federation of Women's Clubs
  • 1954, May 24 - St. Paul, Minnesota
  • 1954, June 3 - Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • 1955, Jan. 14 - University of Cincinnati
  • 1958, May 24 - Ambassador Bohlen's speech, Cebu Press and Radio Association
    PUBLICATIONS FILE
  • Editorial comments (2 folders)
  • Australian editorials
  • Philippine editorials
  • Articles by Myron M. Cowen
Box 21
  • Japanese Peace Treaty (folders 1-6)
Box 22
  • Japanese Peace Treaty (folders 7-8)
  • Newspapers
  • Small Scrapbooks 1951-1954
Box 23
  • Scrapbook
  • Appointment diary, 1949
  • Appointment diary, 1950
  • Appointment diary, 1951
  • Appointment diary, 1952
Box 24
  • Appointment diary, 1953
  • Directories
  • Periodicals
  • Cross reference sheets
    SCRAPBOOK FILE
Box 25
  • Scrapbook, 1948, July-December
  • Scrapbook, 1948-1949
  • Scrapbook, 1948, October-1949, March
  • Scrapbook, 1948-1959
  • Scrapbook, 1949, February-April
  • Scrapbook, 1949, February-June
  • Scrapbook, 1949, March-October
  • Scrapbook, 1949, May-September
  • Scrapbook, 1949, November-1950, March
  • Scrapbook, 1949, January-1952, June
  • Scrapbook, 1950, March-May
  • Scrapbook, 1950, May-June
  • Scrapbook, 1950, May-July
  • Scrapbook, 1950, July-August
  • Scrapbook, 1950, August-October
  • Scrapbook, 1950, October-1951, January
  • Scrapbook, 1950, December-1951, March
  • Scrapbook, 1951, March-April
  • Scrapbook, 1951, March-1952, March
  • Scrapbook, 1951, April-July
  • Scrapbook, 1951, July-August
  • Scrapbook, 1951, August-October
  • Scrapbook, 1951, October-November
  • Scrapbook, 1951, November-1952, March
  • Scrapbook, 1952, June 18
  • Scrapbook, 1952, June-October
  • Scrapbook, 1952, September-December
  • Scrapbook, 1952, December-1953, January
  • Scrapbook, 1952, December-1953, February
  • Scrapbook, 1953, February
  • Scrapbook, 1953, February-April
  • Scrapbook, 1953, March-June
  • Scrapbook, 1953, May-June
  • Scrapbook, Cowen, Dorothy F.-1949, July-December
  • Scrapbook, Cowen, Dorothy F.-1949, November-1950, July
  • Scrapbook, Cowen, Dorothy F.-1950, June-September
  • Scrapbook, Cowen, Dorothy F.-1950, September-1951, April
  • Scrapbook, Cowen, Dorothy F.-1950, October-1951, February
  • Scrapbook, Cowen, Dorothy F.-1952, March-September
  • Scrapbook, Cowen, Dorothy F.-1953, June-1954, May
  • Scrapbook, Cowen, Dorothy F.-1954, May-1956, April

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